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Forum: Off Topic Discussions 12-08-2017, 04:20 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,094
Posted By jwasbury
I saw that MB pickup while visiting Berlin over...

I saw that MB pickup while visiting Berlin over Thanksgiving. I though it was a G class variant, but the article says it's based on a Nissan platform. According to the article, not coming to the...
Forum: Off Topic Discussions 12-07-2017, 08:15 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 503
Posted By jwasbury
I commute to midtown daily on a motorcycle. NYC...

I commute to midtown daily on a motorcycle. NYC streets are lawless. Respect for laws on NYC streets = you're not getting to your destination anytime soon. Watch the transit bus drivers to learn...
Forum: Off Topic Discussions 12-07-2017, 04:38 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 503
Posted By jwasbury
I searched and see news that GM is working on...

I searched and see news that GM is working on bringing similar test mules to NYC. Will be interested to see how the self driving cars deal with the anarchy on NYC streets.
Forum: 911 / 930 Turbo & Super Charging Forum 12-06-2017, 08:21 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 307
Posted By jwasbury
Hi Bob, If you leave that one unplugged, car...

Hi Bob,

If you leave that one unplugged, car should not start because fuel pumps wonít run...assuming its the overboost wire (looks like it). Hate to see it disabled like that, but sadly seems...
Forum: 911 / 930 Turbo & Super Charging Forum 12-05-2017, 01:43 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 307
Posted By jwasbury
Seems to me that your overboost protection might...

Seems to me that your overboost protection might be disabled. Iíd recommend looking into that and hooking that up properly as it can save your bacon if other problems occur, such as a wastgate...
Forum: Off Topic Discussions 12-04-2017, 01:57 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 569
Posted By jwasbury
I have a set of these Timberland Stormbuck...

I have a set of these Timberland Stormbuck waterproof chelsea boots. They have lasted years with some maintenance. Truly waterproof for NYC slush puddles:
...
Forum: Off Topic Discussions 12-02-2017, 01:46 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 213
Posted By jwasbury
^yes once you've maxed out your annual...

^yes

once you've maxed out your annual 401(k) contribution, whole life can be another way to create tax advantaged retirement income. Its not just about the death benefit.

If you want to...
Forum: Off Topic Discussions 11-30-2017, 08:19 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 373
Posted By jwasbury
Didn't notice it in NYC today. Several years...

Didn't notice it in NYC today.

Several years back we had one that was centered in VA IIRC and I felt it in my office in NYC.
Forum: Off Topic Discussions 11-30-2017, 09:36 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 3,111
Posted By jwasbury
^bidding war is the norm in my area. RE agents...

^bidding war is the norm in my area. RE agents sometimes set the price artificially low in order to quickly bring a lot of buyers to the table and create a bidding war, which can lead to a better...
Forum: Off Topic Discussions 11-29-2017, 02:20 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 3,111
Posted By jwasbury
Positive for the people who own property in these...

Positive for the people who own property in these areas.

While I can agree that the rise in real estate prices can make it difficult for "normal people" to live in certain areas and raise...
Forum: Off Topic Discussions 11-28-2017, 06:23 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 372
Posted By jwasbury
I have been advised to stay away from the "add...

I have been advised to stay away from the "add blue" MB diesels with urea injection. Most (not all) labeled bluetec are add blue engines. The prior models were badged CDI. The 320 CDI engine looks...
Forum: Off Topic Discussions 11-25-2017, 12:23 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 2,700
Posted By jwasbury
^I actually like the styling. The car is pretty...

^I actually like the styling. The car is pretty much invisible. Still, my wife managed to collect a few speeding tickets in it.

I enjoy working on this car too. It's obviously engineered to be...
Forum: Off Topic Discussions 11-25-2017, 11:26 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 2,700
Posted By jwasbury
Iím sold on Benz. For me, the sweet spot is...

Iím sold on Benz. For me, the sweet spot is 15-20 years old. You can find low mile, often 1 owner examples for <10k all day long. I am about to buy my 3rd. Have racked up almost 25k miles in a...
Forum: Porsche Marketplace Discussion 11-25-2017, 09:36 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 4,353
Posted By jwasbury
PCA has also started a vintage class. Very...

PCA has also started a vintage class. Very simple rules. '83 or older, air-cooled only. Split into 2 groups: over and under 2.7L (if I recall correctly). Perfect for my mongrel beast which...
Forum: Off Topic Discussions 11-23-2017, 12:54 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 919
Posted By jwasbury
Commando 961 Sport...

Commando 961 Sport (http://www.nortonmotorcycles.com/bikes/commando-961-sport-mk-ii.html)
Forum: Off Topic Discussions 11-23-2017, 11:54 AM
Replies: 732
Views: 140,619
Posted By jwasbury
Full gut reno B4 ...

Full gut reno

B4
https://photos.smugmug.com/10-12-Clifton-Terrace-Project/i-RrfQ8rG/0/9809b262/L/DSC_0054-L.jpg
After...
Forum: Off Topic Discussions 11-20-2017, 04:41 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 197
Posted By jwasbury
you have a PM

you have a PM
Forum: Off Topic Discussions 11-20-2017, 02:10 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 197
Posted By jwasbury
Beggars canít be choosers regarding exact timing....

Beggars canít be choosers regarding exact timing. The car is a 2001 Benz CLK 55 AMG. Its at the Buick Chevrolet dealer in Columbiana, they just took it in on trade. If itís convenient for you to...
Forum: Off Topic Discussions 11-20-2017, 01:22 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 197
Posted By jwasbury
Anyone near Columbiana Ohio?

Iím interested in a car for sale there and wonder if I can find a PPOT emissary to check it out in person.
Forum: 911 / 930 Turbo & Super Charging Forum 11-09-2017, 06:24 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 966
Posted By jwasbury
Well done all. Hope the biz is going well Kris.

Well done all. Hope the biz is going well Kris.
Forum: 911 / 930 Turbo & Super Charging Forum 11-08-2017, 11:50 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,071
Posted By jwasbury
Did you replace the air injection parts after...

Did you replace the air injection parts after removal, or leave them in a box on the shelf?
Forum: 911 / 930 Turbo & Super Charging Forum 11-08-2017, 11:49 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,071
Posted By jwasbury
^ have you done the plugs on Der Phoenix yet? If...

^ have you done the plugs on Der Phoenix yet? If that car still has 100% of the factory emissions crap that it carried when I shipped it to you, I think you might be looking at a partial drop to...
Forum: Off Topic Discussions 11-05-2017, 05:26 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,287
Posted By jwasbury
Same thing happened to my buddy years ago when...

Same thing happened to my buddy years ago when his Duc 748 was in for service. He ended up with his bike back in perfect condition and a 2nd track prepped bike for little out of pocket. Lemonade...
Forum: Off Topic Discussions 11-02-2017, 09:56 AM
Replies: 20
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Views: 632
Posted By jwasbury
Lots of generalizations in the OP, though...

Lots of generalizations in the OP, though anecdotally often true.

My company has been bought and sold twice in my 13 years here, and we have bought and sold a number of businesses. Sometimes we...
Forum: Off Topic Discussions 11-01-2017, 12:59 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,963
Posted By jwasbury
the look is called heroin chic

the look is called heroin chic
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